Article Index - Results

1993 NAPM Insights Article Index
Term selected: Purchasing Strategies

A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.

  • A Dialogue Between Purchasers and Accountants Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree and Derrick Schnebelt, May, Vol. 4, No. 5, p. 32.

    Purchasers and accountants interfacing on regular basis find success and teamwork become a given.

  • A Two-Way Street: Purchasing and Engineering Members Only Content
    Georgia Packer, C.P.M., October, Vol. 4, No. 10, p. 8.

    When all is said and done, purchasers and engineers have an opportunity to communicate and understand one another even more.

  • All Gassed Up and Ready to Go
    David P. Chimenti, May, Vol. 4, No. 5, p. 6.

    This article is not available online.

  • Anatomy of a Requisition Members Only Content
    Scott A. Larson, August, Vol. 4, No. 8, p. 8.

    In an open communication environment, requisitioners listen to purchasers, while purchasers listen to requisitioners and foster access to markets/suppliers.

  • Being the Best Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, April, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 32.

    Quality commitment, teamwork, empowerment, flexibility, environmental sensitivity, and customer responsiveness are key attributes for winning companies.

  • Benchmarking Warehouse Performance
    Edward H. Frazelle, Ph.D., April, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 6.

    This article is not available online.

  • Best Business Practices of Distributors and Manufacturers
    Partnership Enhancement Task Force of the Industrial Distribution Association, November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 16.

    This article is not available online.

  • Better Safe Than Sorry
    Rick Chan, CIH, November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 40.

    This article is not available online.

  • Building A Case for Purchasing Ethics Members Only Content
    Kenneth H. Killen, Ph.D., C.P.M., July, Vol. 4, No. 7, p. 8.

    Ethics and morals consist not merely in what people habitually or customarily do, but in what they think is obligatory to do.

  • Building a Purchasing Department from the Ground Up Members Only Content
    Linda Webster, August, Vol. 4, No. 8, p. 42.

    Starting a purchasing department from scratch requires some give and take and a lot of patience. Following is one purchaser's diary of the steps involved.

  • Business Ethics and the Law Members Only Content
    Becky Blair and W.J. (Jack) Wagner, C.P.M., November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 6.

    Purchasing professionals must set an example by practicing appropriate management of their employer's and supplier's information.

  • Buying Small-Package Delivery Services Members Only Content
    Timothy D. Larson, C.P.M., C.P.I.M., CPPO, November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 14.

    When it comes to small-package delivery, there are more service and rate options available than there are companies selling such services.

  • Cashing in on Inventory
    Rebecca R. Bankester, November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 37.

    This article is not available online.

  • Charging User Groups Members Only Content
    Richard White, C.P.M., CPA, C.M.A., February, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 22.

    How do you put a price tag on purchasing's service? A variety of methods are addressed here.

  • Confidential Information and the Treatment of Suppliers Members Only Content
    Linda A. Grass, C.P.M., October, Vol. 4, No. 10, p. 6.

    Purchasing professionals must set an example by practicing appropriate management of their employer's and supplier's information.

  • Consigned Inventory - Friend or Foe?
    John N. Petroff, CFPIM, CIRM, November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 38.

    This article is not available online.

  • Creating Effective Procurement Policies Members Only Content
    Cary Cohen, JD, CPCM, December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 8.

    One of the "great wastes of money" involves the investment of budget dollars to create purchasing policies and procedures manuals that don't work.

  • Crossing the Line: An Ethical Issue
    Robert L. Janson, C.P.M., September, Vol. 4, No. 9, p. 16.

    This article is not available online.

  • Ethical Considerations for Purchasing: Standards Nine and Ten Members Only Content
    Michael A. McGinnis, D.B.A., C.P.M., December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 10.

    Want to know how to find small, disadvantaged-, or minority-owned suppliers or how to handle personal purchases for employees? Read on!

  • High-Performance Engines
    Landon J. Napoleon, January, Vol. 4, No. 1, p. 20.

    This article is not available online.

  • In Bloom from Beginning to End
    Landon J. Napoleon, April, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 29.

    This article is not available online.

  • It All Adds Up With Purchasing Members Only Content
    Angeline D. Boggs, C.P.M., November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 8.

    Purchasers utilize skills that finance and other departments can appreciate and depend upon.

  • Keeping Your Secrets Your Own Members Only Content
    Norman O. Schultz and Barbara Parrish, CPA, May, Vol. 4, No. 5, p. 39.

    The basic company information you handle daily could become valuable competitive intelligence to outsiders.

  • Leveling the Layers of Quality Audits Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, September, Vol. 4, No. 9, p. 36.

    Though this article focuses mainly on the rail and auto industries, other industries are looking to reduce the vast number of supplier audits being conducted today.

  • Making "Cents" Members Only Content
    Richard Morrow, January, Vol. 4, No. 1, p. 32.

    Bottomline, no one can help "sell" a product or service to a purchaser better than another purchaser. Selling firms bringing their purchasers into the marketing loop generate a return on investment that goes beyond just revenues.

  • Megatrends 2000 (And Beyond) Members Only Content
    Victor H. Pooler, October, Vol. 4, No. 10, p. 29.

    The megatrends for the year 2000 have been circulating. How do they relate to purchasing?

  • Megatrends 2000 (And Beyond): Part II Members Only Content
    Yvette C. Hyman, C.P.M., November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 52.

    "The Decade of Women in Leadership" from Megatrends 2000 - what impact will the predictions have on purchasing?

  • Megatrends 2000 (And Beyond): Part III
    Lawrence S. Conterno, December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 32.

    This article is not available online.

  • Metrication: Is It Worth All the Trouble? Members Only Content
    Kevin M. McWhorter, January, Vol. 4, No. 1, p. 5.

    Increasing the use of metrics improves and maintains efficiency on an international basis.

  • NAPM Standards of Purchasing Practice Members Only Content
    Arnold Lovering, J.D., C.P.M., August, Vol. 4, No. 8, p. 6.

    NAPM's ethical standards one and two are covered here. Avoiding the appearance of unethical behavior and employer loyalty are addressed.

  • Pssst ... I've Got A Secret Members Only Content
    Norman O. Schultz, Ph.D. and Allison Collins, Ph.D., CPA, June, Vol. 4, No. 6, p. 30.

    Competitive intelligence works both ways. As purchasers, you may be a conduit to your competitor's information.

  • Reaping the Benefits
    Landon J. Napoleon, December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 26.

    This article is not available online.

  • Setting the Standard: Commodity Coding Systems
    George A. Johnson, D.B.A., CFPIM, April, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 5.

    This article is not available online.

  • The Cost of ISO 9000 to Smaller Companies Members Only Content
    James L.C. Kindel, December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 28.

    The best safeguard against spending too much money is benchmarking. Ask other companies going through certification about their experiences and how they cut costs.

  • The Evolution of Value Analysis Members Only Content
    Jill Miller, December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 13.

    Where did this revolutionary process originate, how has it evolved through the years, and what does the future hold?

  • The Purchasing Profession's Family of Acronyms Members Only Content
    Debra S. Seaman, C.P.M., December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 30.

    Ever feel like you're swimming in alphabet soup? A tool now exists that spells it all out for the profession.

  • To Carry or Not To Carry? Members Only Content
    Sam Tomas, CFPIM, CPPM, November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 5.

    The question can be answered by considering these five factors to control inventory.

  • Toll Fraud: Know What to Look For Members Only Content
    Delores G. Comcowich, September, Vol. 4, No. 9, p. 38.

    Purchasing and materials managers in charge of telephone systems can save their companies thousands of dollars by learning about toll fraud.

  • True Cost Is Determined by You Members Only Content
    Peter A. Germaine, July, Vol. 4, No. 7, p. 6.

    Fourteen points that can help you determine the costs of sourcing offshore.

  • Using Value Measurement to Purchase Services
    David J. DeMarle, December, Vol. 4, No. 12, p. 15.

    This article is not available online.

  • Warehouse Trends and Technology-New Realities and Advances Members Only Content
    John B. Nofsinger, November, Vol. 4, No. 11, p. 42.

    Moving materials through your warehouse can be improved by either upgrading current systems or investing in new technology.

  • When Disaster Strikes, Who 'Ya Gonna Call? Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, February, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 24.

    They needed supplies and they needed them fast. So, victims of two hurricanes called on the "disasterbusters".